Tips for Prioritizing Your Fall Maintenance Projects

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Tips for Prioritizing Your Fall Maintenance Projects No matter what part of the country your home is in, the coming of fall signals an opportunity to do whatever necessary or voluntary projects need to be done ahead of winter weather, the coming holiday season, and the New Year. Have you been putting off re-staining or sealing Read More

7 Things Every Homeowner Should Do Once a Year

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When you bought your house, there were a million things you needed to do. Then real life set in, and those driveway pavers you always meant to replace are still staring you in the face. Stay on top of your home maintenance to-dos by making sure you tackle each of the following once a year. Read More

10 Quick Checks a Year Can Keep Your Home in Top Condition

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No matter where you live, however, checking on – and maintaining – 10 areas of your home each year is one good way to ensure your home stays in peak condition. From the home maintenance consultants at Home Depot, here is where – and how – to begin: 1. Roof – In early fall, check around Read More

Winterizing Your Home Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

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By John Voket With all the buttoning up many homeowners are doing as temperatures drop and winter approaches, I went looking for some basic tips to help that won’t break the bank. Luckily, our partners at Better Business Bureau say that winterizing your home doesn’t have to be expensive. We already learned in previous October Read More